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SACNAS REACHES LU CAMPUS
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SACNAS REACHES LU CAMPUS

by Jamila Jacob   One of the greatest elements of college and campus life is the opportunity for holistic student development within all programs and fields across an institution. This academic year, the Lincoln University campus has seen the formation of a new organization, the SACNAS chapter. The chapter, whose acronym stands for Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS), has been introduced to the campus to give underrepresented STEM students the chance to maximize their college careers through various activities.    These include leadership programs, and the annual National Diversity in STEM Conference. In fact, it was through this conference in October of 2017, that Lincoln STEM student Bria Garcia was encoura...
Solar Energy Focus of Last Weeks Convocation
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Solar Energy Focus of Last Weeks Convocation

By: Timothy Alston Last week’s convocation took a new direction from the humanities and focused on mathematics with a presentation on Solar Energy. Guest speaker Michael Mackay, who teaches at the University of Delaware, came to enlighten students, and staff, on energy and how much of a factor it is in our daily lives. In his book that he is currently working on, he discusses all the various areas in which energy is the most used. Mackay says that each person gives off about 100 watts of energy a day, which equivalent to a light bulb. “So if you ever wonder why it gets so hot in a room full of people, this is why,” Mackay jokes. He also stressed how things we normally take for granted, use a lot more energy than we think they may do. Computers were one of these items ...